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On this page:-
• Work party dates • Friends of Leasowes • Atlas and Malus dates • Donate • Trading company  • Guide to the canal •

January Social Events

Jodie's Film Night on Friday 20th January is "The Big Game" featuring Samuel L Jackson, Jim Broadbent, Ray Stevenson and Felicity Huffman.
Admission Free. Nibbles Provided. Bring your friends.

P̶u̶b̶ ̶G̶a̶m̶e̶s̶ ̶N̶i̶g̶h̶t̶ ̶o̶n̶ ̶S̶a̶t̶u̶r̶d̶a̶y̶ ̶2̶8̶t̶h̶ ̶J̶a̶n̶u̶a̶r̶y̶ ̶-̶ ̶f̶o̶o̶d̶,̶ ̶f̶u̶n̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶f̶r̶o̶l̶i̶c̶s̶.̶ ̶C̶o̶m̶e̶ ̶a̶l̶o̶n̶g̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶j̶o̶i̶n̶ ̶i̶n̶.̶

First Aid Course (with certificate) all day on Sunday 29th January in the Cabin.
Contact Gill Reynolds to put your name down. (No lunches that day!)

Hope to see you at one or other (or all!) of the events.

Work Parties down the arm on the following Sundays:

22nd January 2017
19th February 2017
19th March 2017

Meet at the Cabin 09:30
Safety footwear please. Hats, gloves, hot drinks and biscuits provided
Everyone welcome.

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  The kitchen is now open for lunches on Saturday and Sunday

Bacon sarnies in the morning, BBQ Saturday night and eat-up lunch on Sunday.
This will be useful for anyone who hasn't got all their hours in by then.

Please consider volunteering to help - there are many opportunities.

Friends of Leasowes
work parties - scrub clearance of canal bed

Sat 21st Jan 2017,
Sat 18th Feb 2017
Sat18th Mar 2017

All to meet at the car park off Mucklow Hill at 10 am. ( Subject to weather etc. )

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Atlas and Malus

Coombeswood Canal Trust and the BCNS jointly own and operate a working pair of heritage workboats; Atlas the motor and Malus its butty. These are run with the help of volunteers.

These are the latest crewing requirements with A&M, DofE Residential dates are subject to change depending on the number of bookings taken.:-

                        To be advised.

Anyone interested in helping out please let me know. A big thanks to those who have come along on any of the previous dates last year, it was a busy one! Without your help the boats would not be able to operate.
Paul Smith

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Coombeswood Canal Company

This is the trading arm of the Trust and is wholly owned by the Trust. It's main activity is to provide boatyard facilities and run the shop where you can purchase a small range of chandlery for all your boating essentials such as cheap diesel, Calor gas, smokeless coal.
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Guide to the Dudley Number 2 Canal: Windmill End to Hawne Basin

Read/download the 'Guide to the Dudley Number 2 Canal: Windmill End to Hawne Basin', written by Ivor Chambers.
A hard copy is available in the bridge hole (on the left hand side) as you approach the Dudley No.2 canal at Windmill End, you will need a BW key to gain access.

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Coombeswood Canal Trust welcomes donations and are able to receive donations online using Paypal.             


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Coombeswood Canal Trust, a Company limited by Guarantee
Hawne Basin, Hereward Rise, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8AW.
Telephone: 0121 550 1355  Mobile: 07761 555 353 
Skype Name: coombeswood
Registered Charity No. 1088978